A New Day, A New Perspective

Month: July 2012


Journaling for Fun and Sanity

I have written about journaling before and how I use it to help me.  About a month or so ago I got out of the habit.  I was talking to a friend a lot via email and texting and just kind of put the journaling aside which is not a good thing for me.   Journaling catches all… Read More ›


Be Like Water

“Be like water.” – Bruce Lee   I have thought about this quote before and what it meant to me as I was taught and later learned more from Cherokee friends.  It is a lesson that is passed down in various ways and through various religions, but the basic truth is the same – we should… Read More ›


Siblings, Gotta Love Them

I love my children.  They are beautiful, talented, highly imaginative, very opinionated and independent girls.  They are complete opposites in many ways and alike in others.  It’s all fuel for the sibling rivalry that crops up now and then and roars through a lot like a Texas tornado.  I hate it when they don’t get… Read More ›

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Telling Tales and Sharing Stories

Sometimes we just try too hard.  Have you ever found yourself over explaining something because you wanted the other person to understand what you were saying so bad and you wanted to make a good impression?  They sit there with a nod and a smile pasted on and you just find yourself explaining when you… Read More ›


You are Important!

Don’t you hate it when you are in the middle of a conversation and suddenly you get lost?  The person talking is emotional and the subject is important, but somehow some where they changed subjects or switched things a little in the middle of their talk and you are struggling to get back on track… Read More ›


Just Think!

“As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate… Read More ›

Quote 7/21

“The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.” – Albert Einstein 

Take Action

“What you are is what you believe, not what you were genetically created to be.  You have the ability to dream, to believe, to take action, and follow your dreams.  The only limits are the beliefs and excuses you create along the way.” – Cherry Coley

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Just Dance!!

“When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.” – Wayne Dyer 

Feel the Love

You know your child loves you, when after a hard day at work, and a run in with the sprinkler they say:  “Gee, mom, you look like you had a fight with a wet mop.” Cherry Coley (c)

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